Home Care in Grand Rapids MI: Finding Time to Exercise

If you are vowing to fit more exercise into your weekly routines for your New Year’s resolution, you aren’t alone. Research shows that a healthier diet and more exercise top the list of goals for the new year. However, as a family caregiver, you may have a more difficult time finding spare moments during the…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI: Stimulating Memories

A family reunion or other gatherings are a wonderful time to reminisce about past times with your loved ones, and tell stories about your memories. If you are a family caregiver for an aging adult who is struggling with memory loss, such as related to Alzheimer’s disease, you may worry that they won’t be able…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI: Caring for a Senior with Diabetes

If your aging loved one has diabetes, chances are, they have had it for many years, if not most of their life. They know exactly what to do if their blood sugar gets too low or if it gets too high, and they know what they need to do in order to simulate the working…

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I am very pleased, and very proud to announce that April Wells has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and Tracy Payne has been promoted to Vice President of Client Satisfaction.  These two ladies have been by my side for several years, helping me to keep our clients happy, healthy and independent in…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI Save the Date for next Diversity Academy Training February 14th, 2017 Program Title: Racism Dehumanizes us all – Dismantling Racism Heals us all Presented by: The Institutes for Healing Racism As Co-Chair of the Diversity Academy (with Margaret Howard, from Hospice of Michigan), I want to spread the word…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI Save the Date for next Diversity Academy Training February 14th, 2017         Program Title: Racism Dehumanizes us all – Dismantling Racism Heals us all Presented by: The Institutes for Healing Racism     As Co-Chair of the Diversity Academy (with Margaret Howard, from Hospice of Michigan),…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI When most people think about Alzheimer’s disease their first thoughts are about memory loss and diminished cognitive capacity. As a family caregiver it is important that you understand these are not the only symptoms and to be aware of potential other symptoms so that you can recognize them when…

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Home Care in Grand Rapids MI

Home Care in Grand Rapids MI A new study reported recently in Medical News Today, published in the medical journal called “Annals of Emergency Medicine,” concluded that home care is critical in the recovery process, either after surgery or an emergency visit in the hospital. In-home care is essential for seniors because they frequently overestimate…

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What exactly is a Geriatric Care Manager? A Geriatric Care Manager is a human and health service specialist who also can act as an advocate and guide for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. He or she has the education and experience in several fields of care management such as nursing,…

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  There is a petition being sent around for folks to sign asking to exempt in home care services from the mandate in the ACA for employee benefits, which will result in higher costs for home care that will make the services less affordable.  Here is the link: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/exempt-home-care-industry-employer-mandate-provision-affordable-care-act/7PhzCBBl

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